❉ Gaye’s “Lost” album would have been the perfect ‘part two’ to What’s Going On, writes Paul Abbott.
❉ Paul Abbott reviews a triple-decker slab of Funk from Cherry Red’s Robinsongs label.
❉ Miles away from Miles, the pioneering funk/R&B band Mtume.
❉ Afro-funk pioneers’ complete President recordings, collected for the first time!
❉ A comprehensive history of one of the finest purveyors of broken-hearted soul.
❉ A thumping treat for fans of funk, picking up where Sly and the Family Stone left off.
❉ A vintage Melody Maker interview, as Cohen emerged from a “washed up, confused, directionless time”.
✻ We look at David Bowie’s recently unearthed, ‘lost’ soul album ‘The Gouster’ , which evolved into ‘Young Americans’.